Sue Skidmore earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Mount Union College and a Master’s degree from Youngstown State University. She also holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Arizona State University. Dr. Skidmore has been a public school teacher, high school principal, and school district superintendent and has taught at the university level. Additionally, she is the founder of a Web-based company that specializes in enhancing grammatical and writing skills and has co-authored three English reference books. She has been actively involved in the district’s United Parent Council, serving two years as its co-president. Dr. Skidmore is in her fifth term on the Governing Board and served previously as Board president in 2005, 2007, 2012 and 2016. She has two daughters who are graduates of Paradise Valley schools. Her term expires in December 2020.